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IN RELATION TO RECORDS.

copy.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That if the Recorder Commissionshall copy the Direct Mortgage Index from 1850 to the present pointed to time as aforesaid, then that Peter B. Vandever and Benjamin R. examine Ustick be and they are hereby appointed commissioners, whose duty it shall be to examine the said index after the Recorder sball have completed it, and if they approve of the execution thereof they shall certify the same to be a true and faithful copy. and that then and after such certificate the said cops shall become and be the index.

Passed at Dover, January 27, 1869.

CHAPTER 115.

COPYING AND REBIXDING OF INDICES

Sec. 1. The copy of a certain Iudex authorized.

2. Certain index to he newly bound.

SEC 3 Comunisiouers to exaruiue work.

Levy Court to make allowances

An Act authorizing the Recorder of Deeuls of Sussex Country to copy

and have rebound certain Indores.

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newly

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. The copy tatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That dex author George M. Davis, the present Recorder of Deeds in and for izeid. Sussex county, be and be is hereby authorized to cause to be made a true and correct copy of the General Direct Index No. 2 to Deeds recorded in the office of said Recorder.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the said George Certaiu iu M. Davis, Recorder as aforesaid, be and he is hereby authorized dex to b. to cause the General Reverse Index No. 2 to Deeds recorded in hound said Recorder's office to be newly bound in a good and substantial manner.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted. That if the said George CommissioM. Davis. Recorder as aforesaid, shall copy and cause to be reine work bound the indexes as aforesaid, then that Custis W. Wright and Edwin R. Paynter, Esquires, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners, whose duty it shall be to examine said indexes after the said George M. Davis shall have completed them, and if they approve of the execution thereof they shall certify on the

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IN RELATION TO RECORDS.

Levy Court to make al. lowances.

record which is copied by the said George M. Davis the same to be a true and correct copy, and that then and after said certificate the said copy shall become and be the General Direct Index No. 2 to the said records.

SECTION 4. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for the Levy Court of Sussex county to make such allowances to the said George M. Davis, Custis W. Wright and Edwin R. Paynter for the services required of them by this act as the said Levy Court may deem proper.

Passed at Dover, February 1, 1869.

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An Art to authorize the Prothonotary of New Castle County to make

certain Indexes,

Prothono

Castle

thorized to make copy of certain

indices.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represencarrot New tatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That county au- the Prothonotary of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware

in and for the County of New Castle is hereby authorized and judgment directed, if in the judgment of the said Superior Court it shall

be deemed necessary, to make or cause to be made a true and correct copy of the indirect indexes of the judgments entered or signed in the said Superior Court from the year eighteen hundred and thirty-two to the present date, or an index of the judgments entered or signed in the said Superior Court between the dates above named which now remain unsatisfied of record.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That if the said Superior Court shall deem it necessary that the indexes aforesaid should be copied or transcribed, or that a new index should be

made of the unsatisfied judgments as aforesaid, then that William Commission

G. Whiteley, George Gray and Ignatius C. Grubb be and they

are hereby appointed commissioners, whose duty it shall be to Their duties, examine such copy or transcript of the said judgment indexes,

ers.

IN RELATION TO RECORDS.

or such new index as aforesaid, after the said Prothonotary shall bave completed it or them, and if they approve of the execution and correctness thereof they shall certify the same to be a true and faithful copy or index, as the case may be, and that then and after such certificate the said copy or new index shall become New index and be the index to the judgments entered or signed as aforesaid, to be used. or to the unsatisfied judgments in the said Superior Court for the time aforesaid in lieu of the indexes now used therein.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That the said Superior Compeusa· Court shall fix and certify to the Levy Court of New Castle county a reasonable and just compensation to the said commissioners and Prothonotary for their services; upon which said certificate or order of the said Superior Court the Levy Court of New Castle county shall pay to the said commissioners and Prothonotary the sum or sums so fixed and certified as above.

Prissed at Dover, February 3, 1869.

tion.

CHAPTER 417.

REBINDING OF RECORDS.

An Art authorizing the Prothonotary of the Superior Court in and

for Sussex County to rebind certain Records in his Office.

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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen- Protbonotatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That sexy county the Prothonotary of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware directed to in and for the County of Sussex is hereby authorized and directed taia records. to have the Judgment Records for 1843, 1850 and 1859, and Continuance Records for 1843 and 1850 in said office rebound, and for that purpose to have the said records placed in the hands of a suitable book-binder; the said records to be and continue under the control of the said Prothonotary during said rebinding

Passed at Dover, April 8, 1869.

RELIGIOUS SOCIETIES.

CHAPTER 418.

BOARD OF STEWARDS OF THE WILMINGTON CONFERENCE OF THE M E CH'RCH

Sec. 1. Incorporativn.

Name.
Succession
Corporate powere
Limitation of property.

Repor: to Conference.
2. How composed.

SEC, 2. How chosea.

Term.
First election of lay members

Members for additional district
3. Public act.
4. Repeal.

An Act to Incorporate the Board of Stewards of the Illington Co

ference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Succession.

powers,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Repre. sentatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, (two

thirds of each branch concurring therein), That Charles Hill. Incorpora. Joseph Cook, John IIough. T. E. Martindale, J. F. Williamson,

Thomas Carrow and Robert F. Thompson, and their successors in office (to be elected according to the provisions of the second

section of this act), be and they are hereby created and declared Yame. to be a body politic and incorporate under the name of “The

Board of Stewards of the Wilmington Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church," and by that name shall have continuance and succession for twenty years, and are hereby authorized and empowered to receive, hold, invest and disburse, for the

benefit of the disciplinary claimants on the said Wilmington Corporate Conference, any funds, property, securities or interests, which

may be from time to time placed in their hands by the order of the said Wilmington Conference or by any will, bequest or donation of any person or persons whatever, to sue and be sued in any court of law or equity in this State, to bave and to use a corporate seal, and to do and perform ali other acts necessary to carry into effect the legitimate business of the corporation hereby created : Provided, nevertheless, that the property, funds or assets

held by said corporation shall at no time exceed in value fifty Limitation of thousand dollars: And provided further that the corporation

hereby created shall make a report of all their transactions during the preceding year to the said Wilmington Conference at each annual session thereof, and which said report shall be subject to revision and approval by said conference.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted as aforesaid, That the Board of Stewards of the Wilmington Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, incorporated in the first section of this act, shall be composed of one minister and one layman for each

presiding elder's district within the bounds of the said Wilming How chosev. ton Conference. to be chosen as follows: The ministerial mem

bers of said board shall be elected by ballot annually by said

property

Report to Conference,

How com. posed.

RELIGIOUS SOCIETIES.

of lay inenbers.

Wilmington Conference, and the lay members of said board shall be elected by ballot by the Board of District Stewards of each and every presiding elder's district within the bounds of the said Wilmington Conference for the term of four years and Term. until their successors shall have been duly elected as aforesaid : but for the first term of such lay members of said board, who First electiou shall be elected under the provisions of this section, it shall be the duty of the district stewards of Wilmington district, at their first meeting after the passage of this act, to elect by ballot as aforesaid one member for the term of one year: and it shall be the duty of the district stewards of Dover district, at their first meeting after the passage of this act, to elect by ballot as aforesaid one member for the term of two years; and it shall be the duty of the district stewards of Easton district, at their first meeting after the passage of this act, to elect by ballot as afore. said one member for the term of three years; and it shall be the duty of the district stewards of Snow Hill district, at their first meeting after the passage of this act, to elect by ballot as aforesaid one member for the full term of four years; and if at any time any additional district or districts should be formed within Meraber for the bounds of said Wilmington Conference, the district stewards additional for such additional district or districts shall at their first meeting of the creation of such district or districts be entitled to elect by ballot as aforesaid one member for each such additional district for the term of four years and until their successors shall have been duly elected.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted as aforesaid, That this public act. act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act.

SECTION 4. And be it further enacted as aforesaid. That the Repen Legislature hereby reserves the right to repeal this act.

Passed at Dover, April 1, 1869.

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